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Junior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term: 12 months
Full time: 40 hours per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Royal Free Hospital
£32,478 - £42,969 p.a. + L.W.
05/06/2020 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Junior Clinical Fellow in Rheumatology

Junior Clinical Fellow

Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

Everyone is welcome at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. We're proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME, gender equality, staff carers and people with disabilities and lived experiences to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Junior Clinical Fellows in Rheumatology x3 (full time, 12 months FTC)

Applicants are invited for the above posts which are available from 3rd August 2020 for 12 months. Post 1 will combine clinical with translational research;  post 2 will be  clinical combined with a UCL undergraduate teaching role; and post 3 will combine 0.6 WTE clinical Trust work with 0.4 WTE clinical trials.

Terms and conditions of service are as for Hospital Medical and Dental Staff (September 2002), and pay is on the MN39 grade. The average hours of duty are 40 hours per week. There is a commitment 1 in 8 on-call for the care of rheumatology and respiratory inpatients.

The rheumatology department at the Royal Free Hospital is a main centre for the diagnosis and management of connective tissue disorders, SLE, scleroderma, vasculitis, and sarcoidosis.  In addition, the department is very active in acute medicine, psoriatic arthritis, and autoimmune inflammatory conditions in general.  There are weekly academic meetings, medical grand rounds, and morning report meetings.  There are excellent opportunities for postgraduate training and research. The post holders will work closely with the rheumatology team, and undertake a specified research project, or contribute to the UCL teaching programme or clinical trials activity (depending on the post held).

This post may close earlier than the expected closing date stated if a sufficient number of applicants is received.

Please Note: applications are to be made online only.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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